Revelation

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Revelation 1:8

“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.”

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Other Translations

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.
- King James Version

"I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am the First and the Last, says the Lord God who is and was and is to come, the Ruler of all.
- Basic English Bible

I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith [the] Lord God, he who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.
- Darby Bible

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.
- Webster's Bible

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, "He who is and was and evermore will be--the Ruler of all."
- Weymouth Bible

I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."
- World English Bible

Yhe, Amen! Y am alpha and oo, the bigynnyng and the ende, seith the Lord God, that is, and that was, and that is to comynge, almyyti.
- Wycliffe Bible

`I am the Alpha and the Omega, beginning and end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is coming -- the Almighty.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 1:8


1:8 I am the Alpha and the Omega, saith the Lord God - Alpha is the first, Omega, the last, letter in the Greek alphabet. Let his enemies boast and rage ever so much in the intermediate time, yet the Lord God is both the Alpha, or beginning, and the Omega, or end, of all things. God is the beginning, as he is the Author and Creator of all things, and as he proposes, declares, and promises so great things: he is the end, as he brings all the things which are here revealed to a complete and glorious conclusion. Again, the beginning and end of a thing is in scripture styled the whole thing. Therefore God is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end; that is, one who is all things, and always the same.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 1:8


Re 1:8 I am the Alpha and Omega. The first and last letters of the Greek alphabet; hence "the beginning and the end". All begins with God and he closes the drama of earthly history.

Discussion for Revelation 1

  • Apostle: saide
    the revelation is of the end time the things that will happen so let us obey his words
  • David
    Rev, vs. 1 the revelation of JESUS CHRIST which GOD gave unto Him
  • Patricia Harbour
    I am looking for the Revelation in the King James Bible to quote in a manuscript. "A white horse was standing there with a rider on it names -- Faithful True -- and the rider came to judge fairly and wage a righteous war." Can you help? Patricia H.
  • Linda Nichols
    The times not near......the time is here praise god i am ready to go home.
  • Ross
    Without doubt, the most significant book in the bible being "the revelation revealing of what is to come from our Lord Jesus Christ". Christians might be well advised to pay particular attention to scriptures REV: 12-17 and 14-12.
  • Joseph Lee
    I find many Christians trying to take the easy way out. Believing that the sacrifice of the only begotten Son of God the Father is sufficient in which gives them the right to sin. We are not perfect, but Jesus stated " Be therefore perfect as your Father which is in heaven." Meaning we are to strive to be so. Read what Jesus stated in Matthew 7:20-23. The WILL of his Father. God bless

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